Hundreds gathered outside the Wal-Mart store on Friday along University Avenue in St. Paul. They were some workers who had walked off the job, and others were members of labor unions lending their support.
Besides the mashed potatoes and stuffing – Thanksgiving also served up some snow and cold.
This season could mark the end of Black Friday as we know it. For decades, stores have opened their doors in the wee hours on the day after Thanksgiving.
Parts of eastern Minnesota and northern Wisconsin have been buried by up to a foot of snow, complicating travel for shoppers heading to stores on Black Friday.
The snowy and windy wintry weather didn’t stop local shoppers from heading to the Mall of America Thursday night in preparation for Black Friday.
Where’s your favorite store for Black Friday?
Shoppers might be excited about Black Friday deals, but there are plenty of protesters, too.
The nation’s shoppers on Thursday put down the turkey to take advantage of Thanksgiving deals.
For some, Black Friday is as much a holiday as the holidays themselves. Like the anticipation of opening a present, shoppers can’t wait to find out what “deals” Black Friday has to offer.
Joe Geary has been camping out for Black Friday for 15 years.
Thanksgiving is coming earlier this year and so are the Black Friday deals. Some stores are opening up Thanksgiving night for eager shoppers.
People are already lining up for holiday shopping deals. Yes, already. At the Best Buy store in Richfield, two tents are up and two anxious shoppers are waiting it out.
Best Buy’s website is up and running at full capacity following a glitch Monday that aggravated loyalty program customers getting an early shot at Black Friday deals.
Three years ago, virtually no stores were open on Thanksgiving Day. This year, Walmart, Sears, Kmart, and Toys ‘R’ Us will open at 8 p.m. Target will open an hour later at 9 p.m.
This holiday season local business owners want you to put your money where your home is.